positive fitness update on Wilfred Ndidi after the
midfielder underwent surgery last week.
The Nigeria international will miss tomorrow’s Premier
League clash against Burnley – the third game he
won’t be available for selection since he suffered a
training ground injury ahead of the Carabao Cup
match vs Aston Villa.
Without the influential midfielder in the squad, the
Foxes were unable to beat Southampton and Villa.
Ndidi has taken a step forward in his recovery and
was snapped training with the rest of his teammates ,
including Kelechi Iheaancho, at Belvoir Drive on Friday.Speaking to the media at Friday’s press conference,
Rodgers said :”Wilfred Ndidi has made great progress,
he’s out on training pitch working, which is great
news for us, but he won’t be available for the
weekend. We’ll see after that.”
Of the eight matches Ndidi has not featured for
Leicester City in the Premier League since his arrival
from Genk in January 2017, the King Power Stadium
outfit have managed to win only twice, against
Arsenal (May 2018) and Sheffield United (August